30.10.20

Interview with Jacqueline Stewart

An interview with Jacqueline Stewart, Head of Participation at Clean Break as part of our Black History Month celebrations.

29.10.20

Interview with Paulette Randall MBE

An interview with Paulette Randall MBE as part of our Black History Month celebrations.

04.08.20

Blog: 2 Metres Apart with Nicole Hall and Katherine Chandler

In our final 2 Metres Apart blog, Nicole Hall and Katherine Chandler look back over 8 weeks of working together digitally.

03.08.20

Blog: 2 Metres Apart with Funke Adeleke and Danusia Samal

In our second 2 Metres Apart blog, Funke Adeleke and Danusia Samal on a very new way of making art; digitally and with someone you've never met in person.

30.07.20

Blog: 2 Metres Apart with Lucy Edkins and Sonya Hale

Over 8 weeks during lockdown Clean Break comissioned twelve pairs of Aritsts to meet digitally to work creatively and share ideas as part of 2 Metres Apart. In the first of 3 blogs, Sonya and Lucy reflect on the process.

06.07.20

Blog: The Children's Society

Our final blog this week comes from The Children's Society who have shared their thoughts on Inside This Box and explain the parallels between the play and the work they carry out with young women with experience of the criminal justice system.

06.07.20

Blog: Agenda - Girls, loneliness and the Coronavirus pandemic

Following the online release of Inside This Box, Interim CEO of Agenda, Jess Southgate, shares with us how the themes of the play are reflected in the real life experiences of young women during the lockdown and what Agenda's new campaign #GirlsSpeak is doing to help.

03.07.20

Blog: Inside This Box and Young Women in Lockdown

Following the online release of Inside This Box, Clean Break's Young Artist Chloё Florence reflects on making and filming the production and how life has changed for young women since lockdown.

05.06.20

Black Lives Matter

Clean Break's Members share stories of the discrimination they have encountered within the UK's criminal justice system.

20.02.20

Blog: Why is making work about women in the criminal justice system important?

In the lead up to our Young Artists Development Programme cohort performing Inside This Box at Omnibus Theatre and The Arcola we caught up with them to ask; why is making work about women in the criminal justice system important?

25.11.19

Blog: International End Violence Against Women Day 2019

To mark International End Violence Against Women Day 2019 we asked Clean Break Member Amanda to talk us through a project our members have been working on this semester.

14.11.19

Blog: Holloway United Therapies share their experience of [BLANK]

This week’s blog comes from Holloway United Therapies who have shared their thoughts on [BLANK] and explain the parallels between the play and the work they carry out with women with experience of the criminal justice system.

31.10.19

Blog: Women in Prison

Following on from their visit to [BLANK] Women in Prison share with us their thoughts on the play and how the themes entwine with their #OPENUP campaign.

01.10.19

Blog: Celebrating a Year of our Young Artists Development Programme

With this year’s Young Artists development Programme now at an end, we spoke to these amazing and inspiring young women to find out what they have learned after the year and what the future has in store.

18.09.19

Blog: Sweatbox and Prison Transport in 2019

In anticipation of the Sweatbox tour hitting Manchester we caught up with Anna Herrmann Joint Artistic Director of Clean Break and Director of Sweatbox and Dezh Zhelyazkova Producer of the play, to find out how the response to Sweatbox in 2019 has differed from it’s first outing in 2015.

12.09.19

Blog: “How society treats its most vulnerable says everything”

Arts journalist Holly Williams talks to Alice Birch on all things [BLANK] and her experience of working with us.

28.08.19

Blog: How can we Help Women Playwrights Thrive?

In the lead up to Here. There. Then. Now. we caught up with some of our panellists to ask them two important questions.

30.07.19

Blog: The Clean Break Archive Project

To mark Clean Break’s 40th Anniversary, we are delighted to be working with the Bishopsgate Insitute to create an archive of Clean Break’s work, to document the history of our organisation and make it publicly accessible for the first time.

04.06.19

Blog: Placing Creativity and Women’s Voices at the Heart of Rehabilitation

Ella shares some thoughts on the criminal justice system and rehabilitation after her experience of volunteering at Clean Break.

15.03.19

Blog: Lucy Edkins shares her experience working on Inside Bitch

We took some time to catch up with Lucy Edkins cast member and co-deviser of Inside Bitch which is currently playing at The Royal Court Theatre.

07.03.19

Blog: An Interview with the cast of Belong

17.10.18

Blog: An Interview with Theatrical Designer Alyson Cummins

03.10.18

Blog: An interview with Katherine Chandler

19.09.18

Blog: There are no women’s prisons in Wales. What does this mean for Welsh women?